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Fibre available for only 1.56% of Italian households

Wednesday 2 February 2011 | 17:41 CET | News
In Italy, only 1.56 percent of households have a fibre-optic connection, compared to 21 percent in Lithuania and 12.9 percent in Sweden, according to a study by I-Com. As a result, Italy has dropped from 11th to 14th place in Europe. The penetration of fibre technology in Italy, calculated as a percentage of total broadband lines, reaches 2.7 percent, which is a "mediocre" result compared to the OECD average, but still clearly positive when compared to the performance of other European countries like Germany and France. Better, and well above the OECD average, is the positioning of Italy on

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